Monthly Archives: February 2017

Full Fathom

Full Fathom I am not one of many; I am one who knew The volutes of your labyrinth A sliding hand on the inner skin The wall where pain had snagged And wrought its patterns now overlaid With sorrow’s bark; … Continue reading

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Relational When I awoke With that cold apple in my hand They asked me ‘Is it faith or conciousness?’ As I couldn’t speak just yet Being numbed by the  chambers of my heart The diastolic interstices, the silence Mirrored all silences … Continue reading

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When I awoke, everything was different. It was as though cool fingers had sifted and sorted the past.   Art and words  copyright Veronica Aldous 2017

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Personal Politickes

    One of those  dancing princesses- graphite on paper copyright Veronica Aldous Personal Politickes I learned to trust Scraping the ice from my boot heels Winnowing snow from my bushy hair Dark paths led me to the guilt house Where … Continue reading

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The faintest suggestion that dancing will be permitted again….

Textile with hand embroidery and original drawing– Veronica Aldous 207 all rights reserved

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The faintest suggestion… 

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Janus You ask a question Which the child in me Sees as part of a butterfly drift I even smiled. The child is handcuffed to a rail In an airport She is 5 She cannot answer Did you do what … Continue reading

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